Joshua Mercer

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Joshua Mercer

Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also bimonthly columnist with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and five children.

Recent Posts

marylandrieu

Mary Landrieu thought this was clever

Not all Senate races are over. (No, I'm not just talking about the close vote still going on in Alaska.) I mean, no candidate got over 50% in Louisiana. So that Senate race is going to a December 6... More

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Republicans won the Catholic vote in 2014

Catholic voters supported the Republican Party in the 2014 elections by a 53-45% margin. This echoes the last midterm elections in 2010, when 53% of Catholics voted Republican. REMINDER: The "Catholic... More

Humanum

Breaking: Pope to host international conference on complementarity of man and woman

Big news, just announced by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Rome, November 3rd, 2014. On November 17-19, 2014, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith will host a colloqui... More

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Does anyone deserve to lose more than Wendy Davis?

Of course, I think anyone who so proudly champions abortion is automatically disqualified for every office. But Wendy Davis' campaign for governor of Texas is just downright shameful. Wendy Davis i... More

burch-on-ewtn

Here’s CV President Brian Burch’s interview on EWTN discussing The American Catholic Almanac

The video should automatically start at the interview with Brian Burch. But if it doesn't, you can just move it to the 20:20 mark. Remember you can order the book at AmericanCatholicAlmanac.com... More

ChristAndTheRichYoungRuler3

Boy that OMG columnist at Crux really helped me out…

Dear OMG! I just wanted to say “Thanks!” I’d been in a funk for some time now, but now I feel like a huge weight has have lifted from my shoulders. I have a friend who is totally co... More

chuck-todd

NBC’s Chuck Todd says Obama in danger of doing Carter-like damage to Democratic brand

President Obama is addressing the nation tonight about ISIS and their barbarism against Christians and other peoples in Syria and Iraq. Memories of George W. Bush's mistakes in Iraq have been repla... More

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Don’t get mad at Burger King, get mad at Congress

Customers are fuming at Burger King's Facebook wall today. Bad service? Terrible food? Well, that's not new.  No, they're upset that the burger monarch is uprooting his international headquarters ... More

Amanda-Curtis

Hard to win in Montana if you mock God, guns, and the family

Imagine you're running for office and you decide to attack Christians, pro-family activists, and gun owners. Now imagine you're running for Senate in Montana. Yup, that's Amanda Curtis, who ... More

homeschooling

UPDATE: Dictionary goes ideological, slams those who “homeschool”

  UPDATE: Dictionary.com has removed the offensive "recommended sentences" which slammed homeschooling. Thanks to all who wrote in. For those asking, here was a screenshot of the offensive ... More


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